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Ego Psychology and Social Work Practice : 2nd Ed - Eda G. Goldstein

Ego Psychology and Social Work Practice

2nd Ed

Hardcover Published: 1st March 1995
ISBN: 9780029121504
Number Of Pages: 384

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When first published this book filled a void in the field. While ego psychology theory still holds a pre-eminent position in clinical social work practice, the field has changed in many ways. In this book, Goldstein addresses these major changes.

The Scope and Evolution of Ego Psychologyp. 3
The Emergence and Assimilation of Ego Psychology into Social Work Practicep. 29
The Ego and Its Functionsp. 53
The Ego and Its Defensesp. 72
Ego Mastery and the Processes of Coping and Adaptationp. 86
Object Relations and Ego Developmentp. 113
The Nature of Ego-Oriented Assessmentp. 143
The Nature of Ego-Oriented Interventionp. 166
The Nature of the Client-Worker Relationshipp. 200
Ego-Oriented Intervention with Diverse and Oppressed Populationsp. 230
Ego-Oriented Intervention with Special Populationsp. 257
The Diagnosis and Treatment of the Borderline Clientp. 289
Bibliographyp. 321
Author Indexp. 351
Subject Indexp. 357
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ISBN: 9780029121504
ISBN-10: 0029121507
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st March 1995
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised